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People’s Action Sparks ‘Road-Sharing Movement’ in the Philippines: An interview with Antonio Oposa Jr.

Senior Attorney Antonio Oposa, Jr.  is Convenor of a  citizens-led road-sharing movement in the Philippines, which demands shared road space to enable safe walking and cycling. The movement espouses pro-poor and sustainable mobility options that equally benefit commuters, pedestrians and cyclists as much as private car users. Inspired by his leadership, representatives of the movement filed… Read More ›

Road Sharing Scheme for Motorists and Pedestrians

http://newsinfo.inquirer.net/450691/road-sharing-scheme-for-motorists-pedestrians-urged#ixzz2ZnyD45yI Over 100 lawyers have threatened to sue government officials should they fail to implement within 30 days an environment-friendly road-sharing scheme that would favor the “carless people of the Philippines.” In a 13-page letter sent to government agencies, 126 lawyers from all over the country led by staunch environmental advocate Antonio Oposa Jr. demanded… Read More ›

Bike sharing pilot to be launched in Bonifacio Global City

Polluted Manila welcomes dragonflies: New bike sharing demonstration project to be launched in Bonifacio Global City Residents and workers of Bonifacio Global City – (BGC), a trendy mixed use development site at the heart of Metro Manila, will be soon able to commute within the area riding Tutubi (“dragonflies” in Tagalog), the new bikes of… Read More ›

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